Firstly, Determine the product category that you your dreamed products that your products belongs to
Why? – Because of the fact that Each clothing manufacturer are strong in producing only some kinds of clothing. For example, this manufacturer just focus on knitted garment, some are only focusing on woven products.
Secondly, Where should you go to find them?
the answer is on the internet. They are all on the internet . However, Different searching skill return different result.You could find according name of your prouduct with the information of a specific country. For example you could do with “clothing manufacturer vietnam” instead.
Thirdly, analyze their service by using following questions
– Would they be able to serve you with an One-Stop-Shop services? A manufacturer who can provide you a one-stop-shop service would always be the one having strong capacity due to the fact that they could cover from very first step to the final for you.
– Could they help you develop new kind of fabrics. You could free yourself from the mess of sourcing process if they could give you a hand
+Are they experts in yarn and fabric?. If yes, they would be very active in material development and even be able to give you better option.
+ Can you realize on their sourcing department? A reliable sourcing team are essential for any manufacturer. Without this department, it’s impossible for them to be flexible in their materials development. Their input materials cost would be high. Therefore, they could not provide you a reasonable price
+ Can they tell you about their yarn & fabrics suppliers network? This is an essential point to decide if they are trustworthy. You should be careful as, somtimes, people lie you with a list of suppliers while those suppliers are not actually supplying them. You can easily check with supplier named by them if they are actually their partners.
And finally, Is your technical requirement a matter for them? It’s very important as the better they handle your technical requirement, the high quality your product is.
+ How quick and accurate they got your idea of products? A good supplier would have good designers and technicians who are able got your idea of the products very quickly and accurately. If it take you too much affort to explain them your idea, they can’t be a good supplier. Language can be an obstable in this case as it may cause some difference in how people understanding about the same thing. If you language or English are familiar with them, it would it would lower your affort to convey you idea.
+ How many technicians they have? It would decide how good your products would be manufactured. pattern making, samples development, preparing tech-pack… all would be handle in short leadtime. The quality of your products mainly depend on them. Expcially in case of high functional products like activewear, technicians teams who have knowledge in structure of the product are must-have for that activewear clothing manufacturer.
Do they have enough capacity to manufacture for you? I means that how goood their factory equipped?, How many people they have?, How many production lines they have and What kind of machine using in production.
Hope that you find this article a little bit helpful for you